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Somdev advances; faces Federer in Rnd 2

Last updated on: May 28, 2013 12:19 IST

India's Somdev Devvarman sailed into the second round of the men's singles event at the French Open with a 6-3 6-3 7-5 win over Daniel Munoz-De La Nava of Spain at the Roland Garros in Paris.

Somdev Devvarman plays a forehand against Daniel Munoz-De La Nava in first round of the French Open at Roland Garros on SundayIt took Somdev a little more than two-and-a-half hours to get the better of his Spaniish opponent.      Somdev now faces World No 3 Roger Federer in the second round.

Federer had defeated Spanish qualifier Pablo Carreno-Busta 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 in his opening round.

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